Knowsley Hall

Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AG
0151 489 4827Quote: “WVIE”
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Knowsley Hall Weddings

Knowsley Hall weddings, view this perfect wedding venue in Cheshire, including photos, wedding offers, reviews and wedding brochures.

Knowsley Hall is the perfect location and for exchanging your wedding vows. We would be delighted to host your wedding ceremony at Knowsley Hall. The stunning Ballroom combines the right mix of grandeur and romance, with a warm setting and environment. Knowsley Hall has amazing private grounds which are breathtaking on arrival, and the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony and photos.

A truly memorable day

"My wedding was one of the best days of my life. Weddings should be held in a place that will evoke memories to cherish forever.

Knowsley Hall is steeped in history and has been known for centuries for offering the very finest hospitality.

I am delighted that you are considering Knowsley Hall for your wedding and know that the Hall events team will ensure every detail is adhered to so you can relax and enjoy your day.

We look forward to welcoming you"
The Countess of Derby

The Ceremony
If you are thinking of exchanging your vows at Knowsley Hall we would be delighted to host your ceremony. The Stucco Ballroom combines just the right mix of grandeur and romance.

We are fully licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships. We welcome people of any religion or lifestyle choice who wish to make a commitment to each other.

The Hall
We will help you to plan the perfect combination of rooms and spaces to suit your particular day. We have grand stately rooms at our disposal, along with smaller more intimate spaces, terraces and gardens.

In terms of numbers, we can very happily accommodate up to 144 guests during the day and 200 in the evening.

Entrance Hall and Jacobean Room
A fitting introduction to Knowsley, these rooms feature finely carved oak commissioned by the seventeenth Earl in 1912 and houses fine art depicting early-eighteenth century views of the house and park. You will be warmly welcomed with a celebratory drink as you begin what will be a most splendid day.

Grand staircase
The grand staircase not only provides a marvellous photo opportunity, its role is to give the bride her special moment – an intake of breath before sweeping downstairs in true stately style.

The Green Drawing Room
A beautiful room, full of light and recently decorated to recreate its former style. Warm and cosy; this is just the place where guests can take a moment to relax throughout the day.

The Library
This room adds to the atmosphere as you wander past its sumptuous white and gold bookcases which house a rare collection of books on natural history sourced by the thirteenth Earl. The stunning fireplace offers up a truly striking photo opportunity.

The Walnut Drawing Room
This panelled room is a favourite. It is spacious, comfortable, elegant and alive with country house charm. Enjoy the view of the gardens as you wander from guest to guest or take a breath and relax on the splendid sofas and armchairs.

The Stucco Ballroom
Created in the eighteenth century, this room really is testament to the romantic era. With the most intricate stucco workmanship in gold leaf, opulent ceiling detailing and ornate fireplaces it is the perfect environment to exchange vows.
Then later on it takes on a less sedate role as it is just the place to party. The sprung dancefloor, the acoustics, the sense of great stately balls in centuries past; it all adds to the atmosphere as you dance the night away. We are very happy to help organise a DJ, band or other live entertainment to suit your tastes.

The State Dining room
Through giant solid oak doors you’ll be welcomed in as the newlyweds. This room is truly exquisite. With walls full of family portraits, an antique gold chandelier and original fireplaces you’ll feel you are in distinguished company whilst revelling in the occasion.

Wedding Venue Overview and Facilities

  • Total No. of bedrooms—17 (15 en suite bedrooms and a further 2 that share washroom facilities. Our Bedrooms have been awarded 5* Gold Standard by Visit Britain (2009 – 2016)
  • No. of suites—1
  • Civil license—Yes
  • Same Sex Marriage—Yes
  • Exclusive Use Weddings—Yes
  • The Spa—A perfect hidden extra. You can enjoy everything from a manicure and massage to a hot stone treatment and oxygen facial. There’s a hydropool at your disposal and you can even sneak off for a little lunch afterwards. Wedding packages and treatments can be designed just for you, covering the lead up to your special day.

Wedding Breakfast and Reception Guest Capacities

Wedding Breakfast—Up to 144
Evening Reception—Up to 200
Marquee—Contact venue for more details

Wedding season availability

All year round


Knowsley Hall has been awarded 5* Gold standard by Visit Britain and is the only stately home to carry this award. Currently, there are 17 bedrooms (15 en suite bedrooms) and 2 additional bedrooms available for wedding parties, all individually designed by The Countess of Derby herself. Expect country house chic, immaculately high standards and heritage meets updated luxury.

Directions by Road

Leave M62 at junction 6
Leave M57 at junction
Following signs to Knowsley Hall
Take last exit from the roundabout (Knowsley Lane)
Take first right onto George Hale Avenue

Directions by Rail

15 minutes from Runcorn station
20 minutes from Liverpool Lime Street

Directions by Air

35 minutes from Manchester International Airport
15 minutes fro Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Wedding Offers

Fairy tale wedding for just £8,000

Thru 31st March 2017

You can hold your fairy tale wedding here at Knowsley Hall for just £8,000. This fantastic price gives you exclusive hire of the Hall and provides everything you need for 50 day guests and a total of 80 evening guests.

  • Complimentary menu tasting for Bride & Groom
  • Civil ceremony room hire
  • Arrival Drink for all guests
  • Canapes
  • 3 Course Knowsley Wedding Breakfast
  • ½ bottle of wine per guest
  • 1 glass of sparkling wine for toast
  • Bottled water
  • Evening light supper
  • Bridal suite
  • Cake stand and knife
  • Master of Ceremonies
  • White table linen
  • Silver candelabras
  • Chair covers & bows
  • Flame Lanterns lining the driveway to the Hall
  • Exclusive hire of Knowsley Hall and its grounds

This promotion is subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion

It is a requirement that a minimum of 6 bedrooms are booked in order to qualify for this promotional price. Bedrooms are from £175 based on two sharing and includes breakfast.

Additional day guests will be charged at £75pp and evening guests at £12.95pp.

Wedding Reviews

"Our greatest thanks for hosting a perfect day for our daughter’s wedding. We had so many comments from friends and family about the day saying it was ‘fantastic’ and that the venue was ‘stunning’ and the food was ‘wonderful’!

Everyone agreed the venue was fantastic and the variety of grand rooms provided flexibility to meet the needs of every guest.

The catering was outstanding!! We choose some particularly difficult dishes but the quality of the food and in particular the beef wellington was better than a recent meal at Waldorf!

The bedrooms were sumptuous and the breakfast the morning after topped off an amazing 24 hours. Nobody wanted to leave!

So many have said ‘it was the best wedding ever’! Thank you for making the day so enjoyable and memorable. It was exceptional, we had a ball!"
Emily and Chris Bramley—May 2016


"We don’t know where to start thanking you all! Your team are truly amazing! So friendly, welcoming and nothing was too much! Thank you all so much for your help to make our day so perfect! Everything ran perfectly and everyone has commented on the service and friendliness of the staff. We are both still in awe of the day and cannot thank you enough! We couldn’t have asked for better people to help us with our fairy tale day. That’s what it was a true fairytale day."
Alexandra & Michael McNally—March 2016


"We would like to say a big thank you for making Rachel and Glynn’s wedding day so special. Everyone enjoyed themselves and commented on how all the staff were lovely and how the service and food were amazing."
Rachel & Glynn Prayle —April 2015


"I never thought it was possible to feel at home at a wedding venue and that is exactly how everyone who attended felt. All your staff were extremely helpful and I loved everyone of you, you all felt more like friends and I could not have asked for anything more. I'm already thinking up reasons to come back next year!"
Amy & Chris


"Just a quick message to say that you managed to give us the best wedding imaginable! Thank you so much for your first class service, we can't believe the personal service you managed to give to everyone at our wedding. You truly our a very special wedding team who made us feel like the most important people in the world, you all allowed us to have a beautiful, relaxed and happy day."
Emma & Keil


"Wow what a fantastic day! It was all we wished for and then some.  We are so glad we picked such an amazing venue, it really is truly stunning. Your organisation was flawless with everything running like clockwork. We felt so spoilt- even with the weather! All of your staff are a credit to the hall, so please pass on a big thank you to them all."
Adele & Paul


"The day, the building, the grounds and the food will be memories we shall both treasure all our lives!"

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